The Seniors' Survival Guide: New Tricks For Old Dogs

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Are you worried that the times are moving on without you and you're simply being dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century? Does the thought of using an iPod or Blackberry make your palms sweaty? Does the idea of going into Starbucks for a coffee strike fear into your heart? The Seniors' Survival Guide is here to help clear the fog and make sense of all the confusing mumbo-jumbo surrounding modern life. It includes everything from buying and selling on eBay and using that internet thingy ...

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Overview

Are you worried that the times are moving on without you and you're simply being dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century? Does the thought of using an iPod or Blackberry make your palms sweaty? Does the idea of going into Starbucks for a coffee strike fear into your heart? The Seniors' Survival Guide is here to help clear the fog and make sense of all the confusing mumbo-jumbo surrounding modern life. It includes everything from buying and selling on eBay and using that internet thingy to understanding teen-speak, tackling global warming, and negotiating telephone helplines. With this book the mechanical beeping, buzzing, and whirring that surrounds and afflicts your everyday life will soon begin to fade.

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Library Journal
Tibballs (The Mammoth Book of Dirty, Sick, X-Rated and Politically Incorrect Jokes) pens a fun and offbeat guide for the over-50 crowd about the popular gadgets and lingo of the day. He offers humorous instructions on texting, ordering a frappuccino, buying on eBay, and more. Chapters on following DIY instructions and navigating phone call mazes are applicable to just about anyone. A great gift, public library purchase, or personal treat.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843172369
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Geoff Tibballs' many humor books include The Mammoth Book of Dirty, Sick, X-Rated and Politically Incorrect Jokes; The Mammoth Book of Humor; and The Mammoth Book of Zingers, Quips, and One-Liners.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2012

    waste of time

    Thought this was educational for a senior (80 yrs old) trying to catch up with smart phones, Ipods and all the new gadgets, just a repeat of everything I already know. Many references to UK terms, and places, pounds etc. Read 1/3 plus chapter titles & sending it back.

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